Jay-z To Play Wireless

Jay-Z is headlining the UK's Wireless festival.

The '99 Problems' rapper will return to Britain this summer to headline the closing day of the festival in London's Hyde park on Sunday 4 June.

He is also headlining the Isle Of Wight festival on June 11, and has announced two further UK dates in between - playing Manchester on June 7 and Birmingham on June 9.

The 'Forever Young' hitmaker is also performing his single 'Empire State Of Mind' tomorrow (16.02.10) alongside Alicia Keys at the BRIT Awards.

Jay-Z has been nominated for two awards in the International Male Solo Artist and International Album, for his LP 'The Blueprint 3', categories at the awards.

Headlining the first day of the Wireless festival on June 2 is Pink, who will also headline at one night of the Isle Of Wight Festival, alongside Jay-Z and The Strokes.

Rap fan Fionamad tweeted: "Jay-Z headlining wireless festival - thank u God! (sic)"

Another fan, littlebecky90 tweeted: "Oh my god going 2 see Jay-Z in July wireless festival best festival ever, last year was amazing with Kanye - just gets better!!!! (sic)."

Meanwhile, in other festival news, the line up for this year's GlobalGathering has been announced. Dance music group Faithless and rapper Dizzee Rascal will headline the event, in Stratford-upon-Avon on the July 30 and 31. The festival is promising one of its best ever line ups as it celebrates its ten year anniversary.

Dizzee said: "I'm really looking forward to GlobalGathering this year, going to make sure it's a big one."

Faithless are also offering a chance to download their new track 'Sun to Me' for free from the festival's website.


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